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Auberge Pyrenées Cévennes

Over the past 10 years, the area lining the Canal saint Martin, just behind Place de la République in the 10th arondissement has become one of the hippest neighbourhoods in Paris. Gone are the dirty workshops and dusty warehouses that once lined the banks of the canal, replaced by trendy boutiques, art galleries, organic supermarkets and of course myriad bars and restaurants.
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Sol Semilla – superfoods in Paris

As any well travelled vegetarian will tell you, eating well in Paris can be difficult. I remember eating out with a vegetarian friend of mine, and when she enquired as to the meat-free options, the waiter promptly suggested the chicken salad. Things have improved recently, but the situation in the French capital is still years behind many other European cities.  Whilst virtually every restaurant in the UK will have several veggie options, you will frequently struggle to find a single vegetarian option in Parisian restaurants. There are a number of vegetarian restaurants in Paris, but the choice is still rather limited. It’s even more difficult for vegans,often the only option is pasta or a salad.
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